Wow, lots of things to address. Let's get started.
King Daniel, I forgot about the scene of the crew records in the Defiant. I think we can assume that there's a New Earth Enterprise D, where that episode happens. I know I'm probably making up a lot of stuff, but frankly this is better than assuming ENT as standard continuity, with all it's many, many
continuity flaws. I was meaning to suggest the reason why the Mirror, Mirror Enterprise had no....
Ugh, how can comic book writers stand doing
this?! I'm finding me hating myself because I'm making more retcons than ties to actual, canon material. I'm going nuts after two posts!!!
New answer: Enterprise sucks at continuity!